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CCOF PS Chapter Meeting

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CCOF PS Chapter Meeting

Time: June 6, 2018 from 6pm to 8pm
Location: North Inland Live Well Center in Escondido
Street: 649 W Mission Ave
City/Town: Escondido, CA 92025
Event Type: chapter, meeting
Organized By: CCOF PS Chapter
Latest Activity: May 9

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CCOF PS Chapter Meeting with Guest Speaker, Val Dolcini, President/CEO of the Pollinator Partnership!!!

Let's hear about ways to support and protect pollinators;  we need their help and they need our help too!!!

Val Dolcini, formerly the Administrator of the USDA Farm Service Agency, is a fifth generation Californian, a passionate supporter of American farmers and ranchers, and a firm believer in the promise of our nation's rural places.  He is currently the President & CEO of the Pollinator Partnership, an organization dedicated to the support and protection of pollinators throughout North America.  

Also, learn about CCOF updates, CCOF PS chapter specific updates, learn how you get get involved with CCOF, and be amongst  fellow organic farmers!
 

  • Update on CHIP: CHIP's Food Systems Initiative has rebranded to The Farm Institution Center. They  are still working to connect nutritious, sustainable foods from local farms with institutions as a path to building a healthier community.  More information at:  https://f2icenter.org/

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